Cairo – Mubasher: Eastern Co recorded net profits of EGP 3.89 billion in the first nine months of fiscal year (FY) 2020/2021, up by 24% year-on-year (YoY) from EGP 3.13 billion, the unaudited financial results showed.
The tobacco manufacturer’s gross sales grew to EGP 48.5 billion in the July-March period of FY20/21, compared to EGP 42.73 billion in the corresponding period a year earlier, according to a bourse disclosure on Tuesday.
During the third quarter (Q3) of FY20/21, the company’s net profits surged by 48% YoY to EGP 1.35 billion, while the gross sales rose by 14% to EGP 16 billion and the net revenues increased by 8% to EGP 3.98 billion.
During the first half (H1) of FY20/21, the company reported net profits of EGP 2.54 billion.
Revenues increased to EGP 8.16 billion in the July-December period of 2020 from EGP 7.69 billion in the corresponding period a year earlier.